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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Evening
 
How still the evening is,
As hush’d on purpose to grace harmony!
        Shakespeare.—Much Ado About Nothing, Act II. Scene 3. (Claudio.)
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Now came still Evening on, and Twilight gray
Had in her sober livery all things clad.
        Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book IV. Line 598.
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And now declining with his sloping wheels,
Down sunk the sun behind the western hills.
        Pope.—The Odyssey, Book II. Line 436.
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